Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei (CBC-MSB)

The Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu is a member of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (CBC-MSB).  The other members are:

Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
Archdiocese of Kuching
Archdiocese of Singapore
Diocese of Penang
Diocese of Melaka-Johor
Diocese of Keningau
Diocese of Sandakan
Diocese of Miri
Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei Darussalam

The Mission of the conference is

  1. To enable the hierarchy of this region to “exercise jointly the pastoral office by way of promoting the greater good which the Church offers mankind, especially through forms and programmes of the apostolate which are fittingly adapted to the circumstance of age” (Bishops No 38, 1).
  2. To foster a spirit of communion and co-responsibility among the bishops of the region.
  3. To enable the bishops to act on matters of common concern and the good of the local Church.
  4. To  pursue a common policy as far as possible in the spirit of cooperation and coordination in the exercise of their pastoral office.
  5. To establish relations with other bishops conferences.

President: Bishop Sebastian Francis
Vice-President: Bishop Cornelius Sim
Treasurer: Bishop Bernard Paul
Honorary Secretary: Archbishop William Goh

Archbishop Julian Leow
Archbishop John Wong
Archbishop Simon Poh
Bishop Julius Gitom
Bishop Cornelius Piong
Bishop Richard Ng
Bishop Joseph Hii
Executive Secretary: Angila Yong OFS

Biblical Commission: Bishop Cornelius Sim
Consecrated Life: Archbishop William Goh
Diocesan Priests and Seminaries: Bishop Richard Ng
Ecumenism and Inter-Faith Affairs: Archbishop Julian Leow
Family, Laity and Life: President: Archbishop John Wong (Family & Life)
Vice-President: Bishop Julius Gitom (Laity)
Youth/Campus Ministry: Archbishop Simon Poh
Liturgy: Bishop Sebastian Francis
New Evangelization: Archbishop Simon Poh
PMS: Archbishop Simon Poh
Pastoral Health Care: Bishop Cornelius Piong
Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants: Bishop Bernard Paul
Creation Justice: Bishop Joseph Hii
Social Communications: Bishop Cornelius Sim
Malaysian Catechetical: Archbishop Julian Leow
Malaysian Catholic Education Council: Archbishop Julian Leow
Apostleship of the Sea: Archbishop William Goh

Federation of Asian Bishops Conferences (FABC):
FABC (Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences): Bishop Sebastian Francis
FABC-OTC (Office of Theological Concerns): Archbishop William Goh
FABC-OE (Office of Evangelization): Archbishop Simon Poh

Apostolic Nuncio
Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino
Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy)
No. 17, Jalan Ampang Hilir
55000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel:  +603.4253 0500
Fax: +603.4265 0500


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